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a popular comedy club. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. this fire began just before 7:00 tonight at the original pepper belly's come tee club in fairfield. ama dates is there live with the latest. >> carolyn, take a look behind me and you can see how many firecrews are still out here four hours after the first call came in. a lot of the firecrews have left, but there are many on scene. the comedy and variety theater is on the corner of texas street. take a look at what it looked like earlier when the fire first broke out. sky 7hd is high above the scene. the flames went through the roof. they have been able to contain the fire to just that building. when we got here it was burning so hot they could not stay. they had to go outside and fight this fire defensively. five alarms, several firecrews from napa and solano county came out to battle the blaze. right now crews are just wrapping up. >> we are going to keep the company out here for the rest of the night. we are going have the investigation team come in in the morning which is the normal protocol. we have n
his mother's arms. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her child away and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down p
. but to fight it is clear she is not dead. 234* fact, she doesn't even exist. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. tonight there are questions about what quarterback teo knew about the hoax and when. leslie brinkley is here now with the latest for us. >> the one thing that is certain is the girlfriend never existed. the question is now was he behind the hoax or a vehicle tim of the hoax. here are both sides of this bewildering story. notre dame's star line backer endured the death of his grandmother and then his girlfriend within six hours of each other last september. he says he met his girlfriend after the 2009 stanford football game. the on-line relationship included her involvement in a serious car accident and then her death. >> the love of my life. the last thing she said to me was i love you. >> he then lead the irish to a series of stunning victories propelled by his success and his inspirational story. he was a finalist for the heisman trophy as he president co-ed to grieve publicly for his girlfriend. >> my brother called me and was crying and crying and crying. that's when i kn
'm cheryl jennings. dan ashley and carolyn johnson have the night off. it means most of us, most of us will avoid a big income tax hike. it came after a bitter debate, but as one republican congressman said tonight, you have to know when to hold em and know when to fold em. now more from karen travers. >> after months of drama and last-minute negotiations congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. after the vote, a rare late-night statement from president obama. >> this law is just one step in the broader effort to strengthen our economy and broaden the opportunity for everybody. >> lawmakers completely blew their deadline. they didn't get the grand bargain that both parties claim was their ultimate goal. but tonight both democrats and republicans gave themselves credit forgetting something done. >> this is a very, very strong first step. >> this is an important one. this is a critical one for the future of the country. >> there was considerable happened wringing about a lack of spending cuts. some wanted to add them in, but ultimately there weren't enough votes to
's body was found in the snow in south lake tahoe. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. hundreds of friends and relatives shared their grief and affection for alyssa including her brother who gave his heart felt thanks for everyone's efforts to find her. abc7 news reporter john alston is live at casa grande high school in petaluma. john some. >> carolyn, the candles continue to burn at the school and people are still stoping by to pay their reports. earlier this whole area was packed, and what made this vigil so powerful and poignant were all of the people and the near complete silence. for more than an hour, the crowd of a hundred stood there and barely said a word. toward the end alyssa burn's brother got up to thank everyone. >> all we need to focus on is moving forward and just healing, but we need to focus on the healing. from the bottom of my heart and the bo the tom of my family's heart i want to say thank you. >> thank you. >> they came to casa grande high school where she graduated in 2011, gathering next to the field where she played lacrosse with so many of her friends
the bay area. you can see the rain soaked roads as we looked at the toll plaza. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula,
is not far from the last place he was seen alive. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. crime scene investigators removed possible evidence from the home. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared february 10th, 1984. he was last seen at a bus stop. it is a block away from today's search. abc7 news broke this story this afternoon at 4:00 with details on the investigation that no one else has. john alston spoke with kevin's mother and brother. >> kevin, colin's mother said the family would have performed some form of closure -- preferred some form of closure. the bones indicate they were from an animal, but a final determination has to be made. police finally left the home after an all day search for the body of kevin collins. the boy's mother getting calls and e-mails of support. >> partly relief it is animal bones. partly sorry it is not closure. especially for my children and my grandchildren. >> only abc7 news was here this morning as san francisco police and the fbi began their search of the basement. a cadaver-sniffing dog detected something in the floor and city crews tore up a po
that >> the mother and her family and friends are refusing to give up hope 24 years after she vanished. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the case remains an active investigation after all of these years. he was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along
. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be back to show you exactly how low the temperatures will drop and how long the
. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the red baseball cap. he was there for two to three seconds and then he was gone. i h
of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the h
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